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IT Specialist: Cloud Platform Specialist – IBM CIC


Introduction Client Innovation Center is part of the IBM Group and promotes a tailored culture leveraging on dynamism, passion and enthusiasm for new technologies such as Cloud, Artificial Intell


Client Innovation Center is part of the IBM Group and promotes a tailored culture leveraging on dynamism, passion and enthusiasm for new technologies such as Cloud, Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things, S/4 Hana and modern software development techniques leveraging on DevOps and Agile approaches.

Our style is unique! All our employees work in a consultancy environment on a variety of exciting projects across a range of Industry domains. Each project has its own unique working environment: this enables our employees to build their experience, skillset and network, within and outside of IBM.

The Client Innovation Center offers a unique experience for talented and ambitious graduates and professionals who are keen to build their skills fast involved in challenging, leading-edge projects.

Come to IBM and make a global impact!

Your Role and Responsibilities

About the Role:

As a Infrastructure Specialist, you directly support clients to transform their business by addressing with innovative solutions their System and Infrastructure needs.

You will define the scope and vision for projects that deliver customized solutions using your knowledge of IBM and non-IBM, Cloud and on-premises platforms. In your role you will be responsible to manage cloud infrastructure or action for move to cloud implementation; moreover, acting as a technical, serving as a liaison among IT Architect, IT Analyst, technical resources, and project stakeholders.

Following a well structured implementation process, you would be able to work with customer’s requirement gathering, understand risks and client’s painful, carry out a PoC implementation, route the development toward a solution baseline implementation.

Your work will power IBM and its clients globally, bringing innovation into enterprise systems. You will have access to the latest education, tools and technology, and a career path within the world’s technology leader company.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

As a Infrastructure Specialist, we are looking for candidates with the following background and skills:

  • Understanding Cloud Component services in Computer, Storage, Networking and Monitoring of Applications.
  • Provisioning infrastructure considering cloud native architecture and deployment models.
  • Performs Infrastructure as code provisioning and creation of sandbox environment.
  • Applies knowledge of Storage, Computer, Security Services.
  • Administration of hybrid cloud environment, Configuration of HA/DR.
  • Applies knowledge of Containers, Containers Orchestration best practices to manage application lifecycle and deployed clusters.
  • Understands SLA management, services health management and key metrics monitoring.
  • Creates Container Platform Cluster, DevOps Toolchain.
  • Knowledge of one or more cloud services ( AWS Platform, Azure Platform, Google Platform, IBM Cloud Platform or Red Hat Platform)
  • Understand of DevOps practices
  • Experience as a System Administrator
  • Ability to produce high-quality documentation about solution design
  • Intermediate knowledge of English language
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

In particular, are very appreciated:

  • Certifications in a public Cloud platform (e.g. Azure, AWS, Google, IBM Cloud)
  • Certifications in orchestration platforms (e.g. Kubernates, RH OpenShift)
  • Competencies about Infrastructure as Code

Availability to travel is an additional mandatory prerequisite.

About Business Unit

IBM Consulting is IBM’s consulting and global professional services business, with market leading capabilities in business and technology transformation. With deep expertise in many industries, we offer strategy, experience, technology, and operations services to many of the most innovative and valuable companies in the world. Our people are focused on accelerating our clients’ businesses through the power of collaboration. We believe in the power of technology responsibly used to help people, partners and the planet.

Your Life @ IBM

Are you craving to learn more? Prepared to solve some of the world’s most unique challenges? And ready to shape the future for millions of people? If so, then it’s time to join us, express your individuality, unleash your curiosity and discover new possibilities.

Every IBMer, and potential ones like yourself, has a voice, carves their own path, and uses their expertise to help co-create and add to our story. Together, we have the power to make meaningful change – to alter the fabric of our clients, of society and IBM itself, to create a truly positive impact and make the world work better for everyone.

It’s time to define your career.

About IBM

IBM’s greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that through the application of intelligence, reason and science, we can improve business, society and the human condition, bringing the power of an open hybrid cloud and AI strategy to life for our clients and partners around the world.

Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are not only one of the largest corporate organizations in the world, we’re also one of the biggest technology and consulting employers, with many of the Fortune 50 companies relying on the IBM Cloud to run their business.

At IBM, we pride ourselves on being an early adopter of artificial intelligence, quantum computing and blockchain. Now it’s time for you to join us on our journey to being a responsible technology innovator and a force for good in the world.

Location Statement

IBM wants you to bring your whole self to work and for you this might mean the ability to work flexibly. If you are interested in a flexible working pattern, please talk to our recruitment team to find out if this is possible in the current working environment.

Being You @ IBM

IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

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